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Forum: Meet-ups
May 16th 2015, 7:36 pm
Forum: USA
Oct 6th 2013, 9:41 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 916
Posted By VJW

Re: Advice on purchasing car & driving in New York State

Hello David and Shelia

I have remembered you can do your 5 hr Driver Education course in Clifton Park, north of Albany that is closer to you. I will look tomorrow but I think you could also do it...
Forum: USA
Oct 6th 2013, 9:18 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 916
Posted By VJW

Re: Advice on purchasing car & driving in New York State

Hello wyerd

Wow, Bolton Landing is absolutely beautiful, you are very lucky. The village is busy in the summer, we love to visit there.

Yes, we came on the same flight as our dog, picked up...
Forum: USA
Oct 6th 2013, 5:48 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 916
Posted By VJW

Re: Advice on purchasing car & driving in New York State

Hello
Whereabouts in upstate NY are you going to be based?

We live just north of Albany near Saratoga Springs and did exactly what you are talking about two years ago. I can give you some...
Forum: USA
May 23rd 2013, 9:06 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 6,086
Posted By VJW

Re: Cost of a maintaining a pool and house buying in CA

Hello
We do all the opening/closing/chemicals too, it tells you how to do it all on Youtube, its really quite easy. We have also invested in a solar cover. Basically its a huge sheet of thick...
Forum: Meet-ups
Feb 19th 2013, 2:30 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 11,532
Posted By VJW

Re: Any Brits in Albany / Schenectady area?

Fingers crossed we'll be there too.
Forum: USA
Dec 12th 2012, 4:48 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,447
Posted By VJW

Re: Advice on CT

Hello
We lived in Groton, then Mystic from 1999 - 2004, we now live in Albany NY. You'll definitely have to do the driving test thing, but its no problem just research on line and then take...
Forum: USA
Nov 26th 2012, 8:12 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,959
Posted By VJW

Re: Intl Autosource

Have just re-looked on NY State website and it does say 30 days, you are correct Bob. We must have been completely illegal for quite a while. Somewhere along the lines we understood we had a year...
Forum: USA
Nov 25th 2012, 12:20 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,959
Posted By VJW

Re: Intl Autosource

See my older post number 11. Also when we did finally get the car we still had our UK licences and it wasnt a problem. We live in NY state so we had a year to get our licences.
Forum: Meet-ups
Nov 7th 2012, 2:11 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 11,532
Posted By VJW

Re: Any Brits in Albany / Schenectady area?

Sergey has a great idea. Lets go for an Indian next time. We're up for that definitely.
Forum: Meet-ups
Oct 25th 2012, 12:52 am
Replies: 74
Views: 11,532
Posted By VJW

Re: Any Brits in Albany / Schenectady area?

Hello Tea and biccies.

We'll let you know when we go back to the pub again and have a pint for you so not to worry. I brought Christmas Puddings back in my main 'hold' luggage last year and...
Forum: Meet-ups
Sep 23rd 2012, 9:11 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 11,532
Posted By VJW

Forum: USA
Sep 17th 2012, 1:42 am
Replies: 31
Views: 3,959
Posted By VJW

Re: Intl Autosource

We went with Int Autosource too. Ordered the car in Sept 2011 just before we left UK. Had a delivery date for Dec 16th 2011, which seemed reasonable because we had dithered around. However, car...
Forum: Meet-ups
Jul 27th 2012, 1:23 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 11,532
Posted By VJW

Re: Any Brits in Albany / Schenectady area?

Hello, Sergeyvo, we moved from the Forest of Dean, husband worked in Bristol, in September last year. My husband now works in Rensselaar. Small world. We also have a daughter she is 10 yrs. Do...
Forum: USA
Jun 27th 2012, 2:37 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,469
Posted By VJW

Re: dog transport question

Hello again. £822, rip off! Yes, when we used PBS we also got the crate ourselves, put the dog on a diet (seriously) dropped him off at the terminal and picked him up at the other end. I have...
Forum: USA
Jun 26th 2012, 9:04 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,469
Posted By VJW

Re: dog transport question

So sorry to hear they didnt fly your dog, TOTAL CRAP, If it helps you at all we used PBS when we shipped our dog as a pet agent and they were excellent. Good luck
Forum: USA
Jun 18th 2012, 8:47 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,044
Posted By VJW

Re: looking at moving to NY state

Oh yes, Bob is spot on, it's the boonies. Ha, lol, we love it.
Forum: USA
Jun 18th 2012, 8:45 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,044
Posted By VJW

Re: looking at moving to NY state

Hello Stevieg_83

We moved to Clifton Park, Albany last September. We moved into a home we bought straight away so won't have any info on renting but will with everything else including...
Forum: USA
May 22nd 2012, 2:44 pm
Replies: 995
Views: 88,527
Posted By VJW

Re: What's your favorite thing about the US?

Our library is also amazing. It is huge, you can borrow as much as you like too. There are lots of social groups going on, courses, meetings, it is the hub of the community, more like a shopping...
Forum: USA
May 21st 2012, 2:31 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,256
Posted By VJW

Re: Houseplants

Great, well done, you'll do really well over this side of the pond. You need to have a degree in research, paperwork and patience. Great job. Enjoy your life here.
Forum: USA
May 21st 2012, 2:23 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 16,345
Posted By VJW

Re: UK BBQ to US Convertor

Yep, we did the jubilee clip job too like Gu2Me, it works, hurray to lots of bbqs.
Forum: USA
Apr 27th 2012, 7:58 pm
Replies: 80
Views: 12,816
Posted By VJW

Re: HSBC bank account

Hello, we did exactly as you are hoping to do back in September 2011. We are FD customers and asked HSBC to do the international bank thing. It took 3 months to set up! Partly my fault as I gave...
Forum: USA
Apr 23rd 2012, 9:16 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 4,147
Posted By VJW

Re: What's on your list of swag for visitors to bring you?

Men and women's Dove spray deodrant. Can't get it here in Upstate NY. Or perhaps we just smell more here, but we can't get deodrant to work as well! Probably us!
Apr 6th 2012, 7:32 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,215
Posted By VJW

Re: Gloucester or Exeter

Hello, we have recently moved from the Forest of Dean to USA. The area to the west of Gloucester is fantastic. Have you thought of Monmouth? It has rowing on the River Wye and great secondary...
Forum: USA
Mar 19th 2012, 2:45 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 3,520
Posted By VJW

Re: bringing my dog over to USA

We used PBS in Sept 2011 from Manchester UK to Newark NY. They were fantastic, couldn't recommend them enough.
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